Evolution of Technology

  • Industrial Age

  • • Strand 2: Technology: Key advances and innovations for each decade

  • • Strand 3: Work: Business and corporate philosophies by decade

  • • Strand 4: Education: Important theories of learning and instruction by decade

  • • Strand 5: Society and culture: Events that determined the thinking of each decade

  • • Strand 6: Religion: How we worship and pray

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  • The Flyer

    The Flyer
    December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers flew the first powered airplane with controlled and sustained flight; they called the plane the Flyer. (Credit: NASA). The U.S. government initiated mass manufacturing of airplanes, which they saw as powerful weapons and reconnaissance vehicles.
  • The Assembly Line

    The Assembly Line
    Henry Ford organized the first U.S. assembly line in 1913.
  • First Transcontinental Telephone Call

    AT & T made the first transcontinental telephone call after stretching telephone lines across the country.
  • The Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer

    Dr. John W. Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert built the world's first computer called ENIAC (Electronic Numerical Integrator and Computer). The computer was built to support the war efforts. The U.S. military required machines that could calculate equations at high speeds with accuracy for warfare. http://www.fi.edu/learn/case-files/eckertmauchly/
  • Information Age

  • Strand 1:Tofflers Wave Theory